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About Me

Mary Kappel

I have been a stay-at-home mom to my amazing 3 children for the past 18 years. It has been THE best job I’ve ever had. 149 more words


Little changes make a big difference...

When talking about a zero-waste lifestyle with friends and colleagues I often hear the same comment, “It just doesn’t seem convenient”. Well, I am here to show you otherwise! 1,040 more words


Why I Quit the Gym...

So this time last year I was just getting¬†into the gym, I had decided I was going to take my fitness seriously… mostly because I had signed up to¬†walk the Welsh 3 peaks. 672 more words


Choose Zero Waste Options When Wrapping Gifts

Did you know that the average American gives at least 42 gifts per year? According to Stanford University, it is estimated that if each used re-usable gift wrap for only three of these, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields! 198 more words


Simple Zerowaste Lavender Laundry Detergent

I saw a lot of different DIY detergents online, but I decided to give it a go and try one my own way. One thing you need to know about me is I absolutely love the smell of lavender! 196 more words


Why Environmental Planning and Sustainability is important for the future.

Environmental Planning and Sustainability are two very important topics that everyone should be familiar with. To better understand the issues we may be facing with our environment we must start by educating ourselves in the important concepts of planning and sustainability. 599 more words

Mini-blog 1: Why Environmental & Sustainability Planning?

Laundry Powder

Laundry Powder: A Laundry Detergent Alternative

Everyone loves the smell of freshly washed clothes, but everyone may not love that many conventional laundry detergents contain chemicals like fragrances, phosphates, and surfactants (cleaning agents) that are harmful. 273 more words